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Linn County makes the rounds on timber suit

Representatives from Linn County have been making the rounds of local taxing districts over the $1.4 billion class-action timber lawsuit against the state.-

The Port of Astoria will decide Tuesday whether to take part in the Linn County timber lawsuit after meeting with a lawyer for the plaintiffs. 39 more words

Daily Astorian

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA; January 20, 2011

Name: Bobbi Jo

Date of Sighting: January 20, 2011

Location of Sighting: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Shape(s) of UFO(s): circle like, only saw bottom of it… 139 more words

UFO Sightings

County Minimum Wages Spread their Benefits Widely

It’s not just four counties that benefit from the higher local minimum wages that go into effect this year. Those four counties — Polk, Linn, Johnson and Wapello — account for a third of all private-sector jobs in the state. 260 more words


Unemployment rates drop in mid-valley 

Unemployment levels dropped slightly in Linn and Benton counties in November, according to figures from the Oregon Employment Department.

“Both counties saw a little more employment for the month of November, which is certainly good news,” said Patrick O’Connor, a regional economist with the Oregon Employment Department. 24 more words

Employment Department

County commissioners hear opposition to timber suit 

Fishing guide Bob Reese asked for a show of hands.He asked the dozens of people packed tightly into the meeting room at the Judge Guy Boyington Building in Astoria: Who wants the county to opt out? 18 more words

Daily Astorian

Nine Oregon Counties Need Not Comply with State Paid Sick Leave Law

Nine Oregon counties need not comply with Oregon’s Paid Sick Leave Law because it is an unfunded liability imposed in violation of the Oregon Constitution, a… 273 more words

Paid Sick Days

Coalition encourages tax districts to opt out of Linn timber lawsuit

A coalition of nonprofit environmental organizations has asked some 150 taxing districts to consider opting out of Linn County’s $1.4 billion class action lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Forestry. 15 more words

Albany Democrat Herald